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Airbnb Is Set to Launch a New Tier of Select Properties

Airbnb is close to announcing its newest product, Airbnb Select, perhaps as early as next week, Skift has learned.<p>And it’s good news for those who …

Hospitality

The 100 best movies on Amazon Prime right now

The library of movie titles that are available for Prime members is vast and has an impressive mix of old classics and current releases.<p>We get it. You're busy with your life, it's kind of tough to scroll through all the titles. So we did it for you.<p><b>Here are the 100 best movies available right now</b> …

Emily V. Gordon

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

Ajijic: Mexico’s expat paradise on the lake

The city of San Miguel Allende sucks all the air out of the room when the conversation turns to expatriate life in Mexico. While San Miguel Allende has been garnering lots of awards for its quality of life and general wonderfulness, the tiny town of Ajijic (pronounced Ah-HEE-hic) is developing into …

How to Make Money From Volatility Rise: Morgan Stanley's Ideas

Prospects for a winding back of central bank stimulus this year, along with a potential pick-up in global inflation, have boosted the risk of greater …

Stock Markets

These 14 stocks will see sales skyrocket in 2018, Goldman Sachs says

With the broader stock market expected to rise this year, it can be difficult to identify the companies set to leave their peers in the dust. But there are ways to sift through the noise to find the winners — assuming you know where to look.<p>One way to do this is to identify the companies most …

Investing

Stocks: Onward And Upward

I provide a summary of my 2018 outlook for the S&P 500, the economy, inflation, and interest rates.<p>Our six-month forecast for the S&P 500 is 6%, …

Hong Kong is so expensive that architects are building 100-square-foot 'tube homes' made from concrete water pipes

For the past seven years, Hong Kong has held the title of the world's priciest city for homebuyers, according to the Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey.<p>James Law, a Hong Kong-based architect, thinks his micro-homes could help alleviate the city's housing crisis. But his …

Hong Kong

Jeff Flake's 20 most damning lines about Donald Trump's assault on the press

<b>(CNN) —</b> Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake came to the Senate floor Wednesday with a simple message for Donald Trump: Stop attacking the media.<p>The speech, which Flake had previewed over the weekend, was the first of what the Arizona Republican has promised will be a series of addresses over 2018 …

Donald Trump

Here are all the theories explaining the crypto market crash

LONDON — Bitcoin on Wednesday dropped below $10,000, almost 50% below its December peak, as the cryptocurrency market entered the second day of a sell-off.<p>Almost all major cryptocurrencies fell on Tuesday and the market slump has extended into Wednesday. The combined value of the more than 1,400 …

Cryptocurrency

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Aman Resorts’ first Shanghai property a magical journey into Chinese history | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>What is it?</b> Officially opening tomorrow, this is the fourth Aman property in China and the first in Shanghai. The resort con­sists of 13 villas and …

Guide to the Best Spas in Portugal

Nothing beats the pure bliss of unwinding in a spa filled with luxurious treatments. If you’ve booked your next trip to the wonderful and historical …

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Donald Trump

WAHOO ELEMNT REVIEW

<b>When simplicity is the best function</b><p>The Wahoo Elemnt is a real jack of all trades, where the best feature is the design’s simplicity itself. Right …

The S&P 500′s Best Performing Stocks in 2017

It was a a year of records for the S&P 500. But a few companies left the index's gains in the dust.<p>The S&P ended 2017 up 19%, after closing at a fresh record high more than 60 times over the course of the year. The index was lifted this year by strong economic growth, a continued recovery in …

Investing

Another Great Reason To Go To Mexico: Palafitos

While it doesn’t take much to convince us to head to Mexico for a vacation (see Cabo, along with our favorite hotels across the country), we were …

18 Places to Go in 2018

It’s never easy to decide which destinations to feature in our annual Where to Go list. When you’re a traveler, there are always reasons to go</i> …

9 questions to ask yourself before deciding where to retire

<b>It’s one of the most basic questions people ask themselves when they start planning for retirement: Where am I going to live?</b><p>It’s also one of the …

Arkup Mobile Overwater Villas

Combining elements of a houseboat, luxury yacht, and oil rig, Arkup Mobile Overwater Villas propose a new solution for maritime living. Designed by …

Hydraulic

Explore a B.C. architect’s stunning, off-the-grid retreat

After living in a small Vancouver apartment for years, architect Jesse Garlick and his wife decided it was finally time to get back in touch with …

Cottages

Airbnb's New China Strategy Includes a Focus on Quality — and Quantity

Airbnb is doing all it can to demonstrate not only its commitment to growing its business in China, but to the Asia-Pacific region overall.<p>Newly …

Hospitality

This Growing Robotics Company Is a Hit With Surgeons (Hint: It's not Intuitive Surgical)

It may be easier than ever for Medtronic to sell the spine surgery robots made by this tiny upstart.<p><b>Mazor Robotics Ltd.</b>'s (NASDAQ:MZOR) …

Investing

Take a look at Singapore Airlines' new hotel rooms in the sky

Singapore Airlines<p>The best seats aboard the world's biggest passenger jet just got better — and fewer.<p>Singapore Airlines on Thursday unveiled new …

What Happened When My 7-Year-Old Walked in on Us Having Sex

So the other night, my daughter walked in on us. Yup, that’s right, my 7-year-old daughter caught my husband and me in the midst of romantic rapture. …

Mesa 5. Turismo para el desarrollo y la conservación: Mar de Cortés.

Easy DIY Patio Furniture Projects You Should Already Start Planning

Before starting your own <b>DIY patio furniture projects</b>, there are a few things you should consider. First of all, don’t let yourself get overwhelmed by …

Furniture

This Is What the Trump Abyss Looks Like

The past week was another watershed, it seems to me, in the rising power of Donald Trump. Flake is quitting; Corker is retiring; McCain is mortal. …

Joss Whedon